How we age is in revolution. Decreasingly an issue to fear or ignore, and more a fact of life we can embrace and even thrive in. Ian Spero’s recent article on the changing attitude of marketers toward older consumers celebrated this fact by placing a spotlight on those lea...
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Saying a product promotes “anti-ageing” is no longer acceptable.In the battle against ageism this is something of a landmark victory. Age UK says that ageism, or age discrimination can impact on someone’s confidence, job prospects, financial situation and quality of li...
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July’s most popular stories had a truly international feel. This month’s digest features an Australian centenarian ballet dancer, advice from the U.S. on living in place and a record breaking rally driver from Ireland. Head to the barre We begin with this inspiring story...
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In America there is much talk of the ‘Silver Tsunami’. According to Microsoft’s Ed Steidl what we should really be talking about is a phenomenal global business opportunity. As Global Programme Manager responsible for 120 Microsoft Innovation Centers in 33 countries wo...
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This month’s AAA news digest is a bumper edition. It features feminism, award nominations, nonagenarian innovators and much more. Inspirational people using their hard-won experience to stay agile, defy convention and gain global attention. We start with a woman who, quite...
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Today we awoke to political uncertainty over who will shape ageing's big issues over the next five years. So as we await the outcome of yesterday's election, let's take a moment to look at some of the other key players influencing this hugely important area. Let's begin wit...
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We recently hosted wealth of innovators, industry leaders and provocateurs sharing their vision for our Neighbourhoods of the Future. We'll be sharing the outcomes very soon, but until then you can find the best tweets from the two-day event at the #Open4i handle. Hot Prop...
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In an unusual show of unity, Innovation Leads for IBM, Intel, Microsoft and other major corporations, will join forces with the European Space Agency, European Commission and representatives from various UK Government Departments in London next week. The catalyst for this Th...
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What a great start to the year. Agile Ageing has launched its brand new website, released a visionary report on the future of Cognitive Homes in an ageing society (downloadable now for free). And next up the Agile Ageing Alliance (AAA) will be furthering its European agenda ...
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A new in-depth report from the Agile Ageing Alliance predicts intelligent ‘Cognitive Homes’ of the future will be able to assess and manage our needs and desires in later life.  Almost 32 million people will be aged 60 or over in the UK by 2039. But what sort of liv...
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